Finding the strength within

Summoning your inner strength is necessary when training for and participating in an endurance event.  It may come at mile 20 where you have to dig deep, focus on the end goal and shut out the screaming signals that your body and brain are sending you.  It may come during a triathlon when you have …

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“B” is for Balance

Balance-based exercises are primarily used to help strengthen the stabilizer muscles that support a main muscle group.  Single leg stationary lunges forces you to hold your body in the proper alignment so the exercise is done correctly.  When you wobble, the outer thigh, inner thigh, calf and foot engages so you stay standing.  That's why …

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A Unique Finisher’s Medal!

In case you missed this interesting tidbit...courtesy of ACE Fitness (www.acefitness.com) Think You Can't Run a Marathon? Woman Finishes Marathon and Then Gives Birth Most marathon finishers get a shiny medal and soreness for finishing the grueling 26.2-mile race. Amber Miller ended her marathon day with a medal, soreness and a baby — certainly a productive …

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